Northwest State Community College

22600 State Route 34, Archbold
OH, 43502-9542
Tel: (419)267-5511
2,883 students
Public institution
Northwest State Community College's mission is to serve, by creating opportunities which maximize the potential of individuals, communities, and organizations through transformational learning.
School Highlights:
Northwest State Community College serves 2,883 students (32% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Northwest State Community College is the only community colleges within Fulton County, OH.
The nearest community college is Stautzenberger College (33.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Northwest State Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,883 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,883 students
1,303 students
Northwest State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
923 students
834 students
Northwest State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,960 students
1,040 students
Northwest State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Northwest State Community College sch enrollment Northwest State Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Northwest State Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
Northwest State Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
Northwest State Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Northwest State Community College More (2011-2012)
Northwest State Community College sch ethnicity Northwest State Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.17 0.44
Northwest State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,478 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,742 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,478 $5,890
Northwest State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,742 $10,047
Northwest State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Northwest State Community College is an Ohio public two-year state college, is dedicated to the philosophy that education is a lifelong process. Northwest State Community College is committed to excellence in education by providing relevant, state-of-the-art programs, courses, and seminars that are accessible and affordable to students achieving their personal career goals. Northwest State Community College encourages students to learn to think independently and critically, to develop their problem-solving abilities, to communicate effectively, and to attain marketable skills. To achieve this, NSCC offers technical associate degree and certificate programs, pre-baccalaureate transfer programs, and general education studies. The college offers degree and certification programs in Business Technologies, Engineering Technologies, Arts and Sciences and Allied Health & Public Services. Northwest State Community College is accreditated by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,573 per year for in-state students and $11,784 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,757 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University-Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.